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Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)

Black Rustic
73.2330 (B&F: 2232)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Xylenini

Resident. Occurs sparingly or fairly commonly in a wide range of habitats in East Sussex, often fairly common to common in West Sussex. Well distributed but local in high numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of September to early November. Larvae feed on heather, petty whin, dock, dandelion and foxglove. (Pratt, 2011)

Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Henfield, 07 x 2018
Photo: Paula Blake
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Nr. Battle, 13 x 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Southwater, 30 09 2019
Photo: Graham Meech
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Pagham Harbour, ix 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Peacehaven, 8 x 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Ringmer, 16 ix 2008
Photo: John Luck
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Ripe, 21 ix 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Warnham LNR, 0
Photo: Sam Bayley
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Crowborough, 26 ix 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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